Assistant Professor (Higher Education Student Affairs)
General SummaryThe Department of Leadership and Counseling is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position with a specialization in student affairs to begin in August of 2021. The faculty member will be expected to maintain a focus in teaching, scholarship and service, as well as collaborate with colleagues throughout the university. The candidate will be expected to teach, work, and mentor graduate students both in a face-to-face and online environment, and engage in doctoral level work chairing and participating in dissertation committees. A commitment to working with a culturally diverse student body is required.
Our Mission and Purpose The Leadership and Counseling Department develops caring and ethical educational leaders and professional counselors through co-constructed teaching and learning experiences, respectful service and community engagement, and intentional research and inquiry to promote equity. We prepare courageous leaders and mental health practitioners to assume prominent roles in effecting positive change in clients, students, families, and communities in local and global contexts. Eastern Michigan University is one of the largest producers of professional educators in the United States. We are located in Ypsilanti, adjacent to Ann Arbor and 45 minutes from downtown Detroit. The Educational Leadership Program within the Department of Leadership and Counseling offers a master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in educational leadership, as well as an undergraduate LEADership minor. These programs are primarily designed to prepare practitioners for leadership roles in P-12 and higher education/student affairs.
Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesPosition Description The Higher Education and Student Affairs Program (HESA) program has a strong regional/national reputation and history dating back to 1967. We prepare higher education and student affairs practitioners with a strong focus on knowledge, skills, and dispositions, acquired through administrative/internship experiences designed to support a generation of leaders in the field. The program is guided by CAS standards as a framework to prepare future student affairs professionals with a passion for fostering student success and development. The program offers a flexible course schedule including several delivery formats (evenings, weekend, hybrid, and online). The faculty value excellence and innovation.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.QualificationsRequired qualifications include:
Application review will begin January 1, 2021. Review of applications will continue until a finalist is identified. For more information contact Dr. Raul Leon, [email protected] (Interim Academic Department Head). If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview. ALL ATTACHMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. THEY CANNOT BE REVISED OR ADDED ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED. Multicultural experience is desired. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EMU is an equal opportunity employer. Eastern Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversity in its educational programs.